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Bengal cabinet offers stipend, housing to priests, Rs 50k to Pujo panels

The West Bengal Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod to the 'Rajya Purohit Kalyan Prokolpo', a scheme under which a monthly allowance of Rs 1,000 and free housing would be allotted to......

Veteran nuclear scientist Sekhar Basu dies of Covid-19

Veteran atomic scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission Dr Sekhar Basu succumbed to Covid-19 early on Thursday at a private hospital in Kolkata, a health department official said.......

India's COVID-19 tally breaches 57-lakh mark

India's COVID-19 caseload breached the 57-lakh mark, while over 46 lakh people have recovered from the disease, pushing the national recovery rate to 81.55 per cent, according to the Union health......

CBI books BSF officer over cattle smuggling at Bangladesh border

The Central Bureau of Investigation has booked a former Commandant of the 36 BSF Battalion and three others, including an alleged illegal cattle-trade kingpin, over rampant cattle-smuggling on the......

Only 0.33 per cent Indians have had COVID-19

'It might get worse. We don't really know what is it that is resulting in the high value of R now.' IMAGE: People queue to enter a metro station in New Delhi, September 14, 2020. Photograph:......

When will Mumbai's restaurants re-open?

The plan is to start with 20-25 per cent capacity by early next month as part of Unlock 5.0, before moving to 50 and then 100 per cent. Restaurant owners, hopeful of beginning dine-in services......

Telcos must fork out Rs 44,000 crore to replace expired spectrum

The figure is based on the base price of spectrum for the upcoming auction fixed by the TRAI and on the assumption that there will be no bidding war. The country’s top three telecom......

Advance tax mop-up declines 25%

Mumbai, which contributes about 30 per cent of country’s direct collections, saw the rate of contracti­on in advance tax collection lo­wer to 20 per cent as against an over 33 per......

No plan to exclude Chinese firms from 5G infra projects: Minister

The announcement quells fears among some telcos that Chinese players might be banned from participating in 5G trials and roll outs. Photograph: Rafael Marchante / Reuters. In a new twist to the......

Total tax collection plunges 22.5% to Rs 2.54 lakh cr till Sep 15

During the first quarter ended June, gross tax collections fell 31 per cent driven down by a massive 76 per cent plunge in advance tax mop-up, as the country was in a full lockdown due to the......

Where are these film folk traveling?

Since travel restrictions have eased UP, film folk are on a much-needed break. While some are holidaying far away from home, others have gone on outdoor shoot schedules. Namrata Thakker takes a......

Have you watched these 10 OTT shows?

Roger Ebert's favourite Fellini film, time travel in Kolkata, Charlie Kaufman's existential horror, Fahadh Faasil's hacker skills, audacious superheroes, fledgling superheroes, Sukanya Verma offers......

Johnny Bakshi symbolised the triumph of the outsider in Bollywood

Such a person is rare in today's film world, notes Amit Khanna.  He had the most unique, full-throated laugh, which was his signal greeting. Johnny Bakshi was a rare film personality who was......

JL50 review

JL50 is an ambitious thriller that progresses smoothly until it starts answering all the questions it has raised, notes Sukanya Verma. In an episode of The Twilight Zone titled The Odyssey of......

'You were one of a kind, Deano'

Condolences poured in from colleagues from the cricket fraternity following the demise of former Australian batsmen Dean Jones. Jones died of a cardiac arrest in a hotel in Mumbai on Thursday.......

The curse of being the highest paid in IPL

IMAGE: Dinesh Karthik termed Cummins as a champion bowler who will eventually come good. Photograph: BCCI/IPL The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League has started with a bang. Franchises had......

Should Suryakumar open for Mumbai Indians?

'I have loved opening for Mumbai Indians in the last two years as well and whenever they give me an opportunity I would love that' IMAGE: Suryakumar composed a quick-fire 47 off 28 balls.......

Hardik's hit wicket sets off meme fest

IMAGE: Hardik Pandya grins as he walks off. Photograph: BCCI/IPL   Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya found himself the subject of memes after getting out hit wicket out during the......

Top performer: Rohit leads from the front

IMAGE: Mumbai Indians Captain Rohit Sharma hits a six. Photograph: BCCI/IPL   Rohit Sharma led from the front with the bat with a magnificent half-century to propel the Mumbai Indians to a......
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Foreigners held in B'luru for duping Kolkata man

A Nigerian and an Ivory Coast national were arrested from Bangalore by Bidhannagar police’s cyber crime department for allegedly duping a Salt... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/foreigners-arrested-in-bengaluru-for-duping-kolkata-man/articleshow/78298973.cms
CAG Report Raps Indian Museum Kolkata for Damaging Priceless Artefacts During 'Modernisation' Work

The report for the year ended March 2018, tabled in parliament on Wednesday, said no guideline and laid down criteria for restoration of monuments... ...

https://www.news18.com/news/india/cag-report-raps-indian-museum-kolkata-for-damaging-priceless-artefacts-during-modernisation-work-2905829.html
Bengal cabinet offers stipend, housing to priests, Rs 50k to Pujo panels

The West Bengal Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod to the 'Rajya Purohit Kalyan Prokolpo', a scheme under which a monthly allowance of Rs 1,000 and... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/bengal-cabinet-clears-scheme-for-brahmin-priests/20200924.htm
Kolkata Metro to run 6 more trains from Monday

Kolkata Metro has decided to run six more trains for the north-south corridor from Monday and extend services by half-hour. ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/kolkata-metro-to-run-6-more-trains-from-monday/articleshow/78299220.cms
Mamata Banerjee

This year more than 37,000 pujas would be organised across the state, including more than 2,500 in Kolkata. india Updated: Sep 24, 2020 20:07 IST... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/will-put-coronavirus-in-lockdown-and-hold-durga-puja-mamata-banerjee/story-wOoP9dzeInfPWupVl9YsbL.html

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